Eden M. Kennedy

mission accomplished, pal

Eden M. Kennedy is the co-author (with Alice Bradley) of the book Let's Panic About Babies! (St. Martin's Press, 2011).

A former college-radio DJ, Mrs. Kennedy has driven cross-country six times in a 1973 Volkswagen Bug and enjoys standing on her head.

Currently she works at a nonprofit and is just about finished writing her first novel.

I thought it would be fun to get Jackson some movies of his own, so we bought some classics we remembered from our own childhoods: 101 Dalmations, Dumbo, Mary Poppins, etc.

We used to have a child who liked books. Now we have a child who, at four in the morning, can be heard in his crib whispering, "Dopey . . . Dopey . . . Dopey. . . ."